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Megan Schrader

State Government Reporter

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Colorado Springs transgender woman will run for state office

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Shari Zabel was inspired to run for state office after she had both good and bad experiences with El Paso County lawmakers while testifying for a bill that would have made it easier for transgender individuals to...

Peggy Littleton launches website to gauge support for potential senate campaign

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

El Paso County Commissioner Peggy Littleton said she is exploring a potential bid for U.S. Senate and has launched a website to get feedback for a potential campaign.

She is the fourth politician from El...

Colorado lawmakers discuss Planned Parenthood abortion, fetal tissue issues

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Colorado Republican lawmakers want to know whether Planned Parenthood has violated two state laws - one that prohibits the use of state dollars to pay for abortions and the other that prohibits aborted...

Colorado Springs watch party set for GOP debate

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

El Paso County Republicans will gather to watch the fourth GOP presidential candidate debate Tuesday night starting at 6 p.m. at Stargazers Theatre, 10 S. Parkside Dr.

Executive director of the local party,...

Investigation finds campaign finance, ethics, open records areas where Colorado needs to improve

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Colorado fared better than many states in a measure of how vulnerable to corruptible state government and officials are, but the research compiled by the Center for Public Integrity still found cause for concern -...

GOP targets CO with anti-Gitmo ads

By: Megan Schrader

A day after Congress passed a measure blocking President Barack Obama's plans to close Gitmo and bring detainees to the United States, the Republican National Committee launched digital ads targeting places like...

Former Colorado Springs lawmaker wants to make another run to Statehouse

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Larry Liston is running for House District 16, again.

He held the office from 2004 to 2012 when he reached his term limits. Now Liston, a retired investment executive with Royal Bank of Canada, hopes to...

Colorado governor files petition challenging attorney general's ability to sue government

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Gov. John Hickenlooper filed a petition with the Colorado Supreme Court Wednesday asking the justices to bar the state's attorney general from continuing three lawsuits against federal agencies.

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